‘Brook Breasting’ is the story of a year in the life of a picturesque English village as seen mainly through the eyes of the Village Fete Committee. The story and the committee members are brought to life in the first nine, short, interlinking chapters. Enjoy their varied lives and a few twists and turns along the way.
Chasin’ That Carrot, is about a couple who move to London from Glasgow after the Second World War.
The hardships and humour of ordinary folk living in Glasgow during this era come into their own in this book.
When everything is at stake: marriage, money, your house and your reputation, there is no second chance if you lose.
Laurie is determined to prove to the sceptical Sally that he is no loser. But making that transition from naïve impoverished late adolescence to dynamic, confident, manhood proves to be a difficult and dangerous journey for him.
What life throws at you in childhood changes you and sometimes takes you to dark places. Richard’s has made mistakes and almost paid the price no father wants to ever pay. Truth is the only way forward for all involved, but love is the vital key in this stirring story of a family torn and mended by events both preventable and beyond their control.